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Three-fourths of homeowners planning a kitchen remodel want granite

February 16, 2012
A new survey of American homeowners shows they overwhelmingly recognize the value, beauty, durability and safety of granite countertops.


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Ronald Alan Busse receives 2011 MIA Migliore for Lifetime Achievement

February 16, 2012
Ronald Alan Busse, who spent over 50 years in the natural stone industry, has been awarded the 2011 Migliore Award for Lifetime Achievement by the Marble Institute of America (MIA). Busse accepted the award at the annual Marble Institute of America (MIA) Awards Luncheon held during StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas 2012 in Las Vegas, NV.


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Mendoza awarded 2011 MIA Natural Stone Scholarship Award

February 2, 2012
Eddie Mendoza, a service technician with All American Stone and Tile Care in Victorville, CA, has been awarded the 2011 Marble Institute of America (MIA) Natural Stone Scholarship Award.


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Blanco Culina™ Semi Professional Faucet wins two prestigious global design honors

February 1, 2012
Blanco, the German manufacturer of finely crafted sinks and faucets, is a 2011 Interior Design Best of Year (BOY) Finalist Award and winner of the Good Design Award for the beautiful Blanco Culina Semi Professional faucet.


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Laticrete expands its HydroBan™ waterproofing line

January 31, 2012
Laticrete, a global manufacturer and leader of premium installation and finishing systems for the building industry, has brought to market Laticrete® Hydro Ban™ Pre-Sloped Shower Pans, Pre-Formed Seats and Pre-Formed Niches.


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Marble Of The World donates to Lynn University Remembrance Plaza

January 31, 2012
On a humanitarian mission in January 2010, 12 Lynn University students and two faculty members went on the "Journey of Hope" to Haiti.


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"Cosentino 100" conference held in Cancun

January 20, 2012
Cosentino Group, a worldwide leader in the distribution of natural stone, quartz surfaces and recycled surfaces, gathered its top 100 customers in the U.S. and Canada in Cancun, Mexico, for the company's annual "Cosentino 100" conference from January 12 to 16, 2012.


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MIA reinvents Web site promising a totally new online experience for members and visiors

January 19, 2012
The Marble Institute of America (MIA) opened the New Year by debuting a new Web site with a fresh clean look, better navigation tools and several new integration resources.


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Stanley Steemer and Custom Building Products form alliance

January 18, 2012
Homeowners and businesses experiencing problems with their tile and grout work have a new nationwide resource to which they can turn.


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2011 Performance survey reinforces differences between typical and high profit fabricators

January 12, 2012
The Marble Institute of America (MIA) recently completed its fourth Performance Analysis Report for U.S. and Canadian natural stone fabricators.


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In this month's issue of Stone World, check out an extensive preview of Coverings 2014, which will be celebrating its 25th anniversary in April. Also learn more about various types of limestone that were used to build private residences.

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How to Polish & Restore Marble Flooring

This video will show you step-by-step how to resurface and polish marble flooring from grinding and removing lippage and scratches to achieving a highly reflective polish.

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The Italian Trade Commission is presenting a large group of the most innovative and internationally renowned Italian suppliers of dimensional natural stones. We hope your busy schedule will allow you to join us for a “genuine” espresso in booth N. 4045 and explore the exciting Italian natural stone resources offered by our exhibitors. Check out Italian stone producers exhibiting at Coverings 2014 here!

  

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